The outside of La Loche Community School is shown on Friday Jan. 22, 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the shootings occurred at a high school and another location but did not say where else. School shootings are rare in Canada. The grade 7 through 12 La Loche Community School is in the remote aboriginal community of La Loche, Saskatchewan.
The outside of La Loche Community School is shown on Friday Jan. 22, 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the shootings occurred at a high school and another location but did not say where else. School shootings are rare in Canada. The grade 7 through 12 La Loche Community School is in the remote aboriginal community of La Loche, Saskatchewan. Joshua Mercredi - The Canadian Press via AP

School shooting in Canada leaves five dead

FIVE people have been killed and another two are in a critical condition after a school shooting in western Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.

The attack took place at the community school in La Loche, a mainly aboriginal community, 600 kilometres from Saskatchewan.

Mr Trudeau said the shooter is in custody and the situation is under control.

The Prime Minister described the attack as "every parent's worst nightmare".

"The country's heart is breaking for the people of La Loche, Saskatchewan today," he said.

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